What It's About:
It’s easy to predict that Zero Energy Ready homes will be the future of construction because they deliver a superior homeowner experience—ultra-low utility bills, designer comfort, healthy living, low maintenance, and more. What is less well-known is that there is a growing number of leading builders who are already out-competing their standard construction counterparts with these ultra-high performing homes. In this advanced session, you’ll hear from builders doing exactly that. A production builder of the year, one of the 40 under 40 custom builders of the year, and one of the largest national builders will open their playbooks and show you how to build new homes that achieve levels of performance far ahead of the industry while also providing a highly competitive and profitable business model.
What You'll Learn:
Acquire a better understanding of the business case for constructing Zero Energy Ready homes and the simple building blocks for achieving industry-leading performance.
Examine the technical solutions custom, production and national builders have developed to build cost-competitive Zero Energy Ready homes.
Explore the effective marketing solutions custom, production and national builders have employed to out-compete their standard construction counterparts.
Discover how to get recognition for constructing Zero Energy Ready homes.
How to Attend:
Participants must be registered for a full registration package or a 1-day education with expo pass package valid for the day of the session they wish to attend. Seating for Building Knowledge sessions will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.1 CEU(s), AIA – 1.0 LU Hour(s)
AIA CES Credit Eligible:
NAHB is a Registered Provider with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this course will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by the Provider. Certificates of Completion are available upon request.